Alvaro Morales is the Chief Executive Officer of Banco Santander International. He has managed the international private banking unit of Santander Group from Miami since 2009.
This unit includes Banco Santander International in the United States, Banco Santander Suisse, and Banco Santander Bahamas International. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Santander Securities Ltd. in the United States.
Since 2007, he directed the private banking units in the United Kingdom of Santander Group as CEO of Santander Private Banking UK, James Hay, Cater Allen Bank, and Abbey Stockbroker. Mr. Morales has more than 22 years of experience and has held several management roles in Spain not only in the Santander Group, but also in Banco Urquijo, Banque Indosuez, and Manufacturers Hanover Bank.
Mr. Morales graduated as an industrial engineer from the Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña and has a master's degree in Economics and Business Administration from IESE, International Financial Analyst CIIA, and also obtained a Diploma of Advanced Studies from the doctorate program at the Facultad de Economicas de Barcelona.
Mr. Morales was born in Linares, Spain and was raised and educated in Barcelona. He is married and has three children.